Definition of oriented
: intellectually, emotionally, or functionally directed humanistically oriented scholars market-oriented production an ecologically oriented approach is goal oriented
Examples of oriented in a Sentence
The audience was academically oriented.
Recent Examples of oriented from the Web
Commuter [rail] is oriented toward an everyday use primarily for shorter distances.
By Grace in Bangalore, India, where operations are run by Daughters of Hope, a fair trade, socially oriented agency that provides training and employment to women living in poverty.
FB and G+ are oriented towards making a people-to-people connection.
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First Known Use of oriented
ORIENTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of oriented for English Language Learners
: interested in a particular thing, activity, etc.
: designed to appeal to a certain kind of people
Medical Definition of oriented
: having psychological orientation the patient was alert and oriented
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